Candidates Face Off in Rally, Carrasco vs. O'Rourke Present District 16 Agenda
POSTED: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 11:30am
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 6:00pm
EL PASO — Volar Center for Independent Living will host a voter rally today (Wednesday) to give candidates running for office an opportunity to present their platform. Candidates, both Democrat and Republican, are expected to address the important issues the disability community faces.
On the Republican side, the moderator will be Tom Holmsley, the El Paso County Republican Party Chair. Don Williams, State Democratic Executive Committeeman, will represent the Democratic side.
Confirmed candidates included the following:
United States Representative, District 16
Barbara Carrasco REP
Beto O'Rourke DEM
State Senator, District 29
Dan Chavez REP
Jose R. Rodriguez DEM
State Representative, District 78
Dee Margo REP
Joe Moody DEM
Justice, 8th Court of Appeals District
Chris Antcliff REP
Yvonne Rodriguez DEM
Justice, 243rd Court District
Bill D. Hicks REP
The event will take place at the Camino Real Hotel from 6pm to 8pm.